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Oatmeal Cookies

Chewy Oatmeal Cookies

Chewy Oatmeal Cookies, just like Grandma used to make, are the best cookies that take you straight back to your childhood! Full of chewy oats, brown sugar, walnuts, and spices, you just can't beat the taste and texture of these classic homemade cookies. This chewy oatmeal cookie recipe will become a favorite!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Total Time 28 mins
Servings 48 cookies
Calories 116


  • 1 cup unsalted butter (softened)
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs (slightly beaten)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 ½ teaspoon cinnamon (or substitute with pumpkin pie spice)
  • 3 cups quick cooking oats
  • ½ cup walnuts (chopped)


  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Line baking sheet with silpat or parchment. 
  • In a medium bowl or using your stand mixer, cream together butter, white sugar, and brown sugar. Beat in eggs one at a time, then stir in vanilla. Combine flour, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon in a separate bowl and stir into the creamed mixture. Mix in oats and nuts. 
  • Use a small or medium cookie scoop and drop dough 2 inches apart on cookie sheet. Flatten each cookie slightly.
  • Bake for exactly 8 minutes in preheated oven. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.


makes about 4 dozen cookies


Calories: 116kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 76mg | Potassium: 38mg | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 130IU | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 0.6mg